I saw a spinal surgeon the other day, apparently at one point my spinal canal has closed up and is causing a restriction on my spinal chord. Seems I need decompression surgery to open it up and allow more room. He seemed to be a bit negative at first saying the benefits might not be as good as I'm expecting. In the end he put me on the list, but said I had the option of backing out if I wanted to. Not really what I was expecting to hear. So would be interested to hear from someone who has had this procedure done and what the outcome was. At the moment I suffer from aching legs and painful feet, after standing for any length of time my legs dont seem to work properly until I've had a sit down. As I stand for pretty much 9 hours solid for 5 days of the week its all getting a bit much.